Where the Beat Meets the Street

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Where the Beat Meets the Street
Studio album by Bobby and the Midnites
Released August, 1984
Genre Rock, Country
Label Columbia
Producer Jeff Baxter
Bob Weir chronology
Bobby and the Midnites
(1981) Bobby and the Midnites1981
Where the Beat Meets the Street
(1984) Where the Beat Meets the Street1984
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Where the Beat Meets the Street is the second studio album by Grateful Dead rhythm guitarist Bob Weir and his side-project, Bobby and the Midnites. The album reached number 166 on the Billboard 200.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "(I Want to Live in) America" (John Perry Barlow, Gerrit Graham, Bobby Cochran, Bob Weir)
  2. "Where the Beat Meets the Street" (Nicky Chinn, Steve Glen)
  3. "She's Gonna Win Your Heart" (Billy Burnette, Mentor Williams)
  4. "Ain't That Peculiar" (Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marvin Tarplin)
  5. "Lifeguard" (Peter Beckett, Dennis Lambert)
  6. "Rock in the 80's" (Cochran)
  7. "Lifeline" (Frederiksen, Haselden, Medica, Roddy)
  8. "Falling" (Barlow, Jeff Baxter, Kenny Gradney, Weir)
  9. "Thunder & Lightning" (Cochran, Weir)
  10. "Gloria Monday" (Barlow, Baxter, Weir)




  • Producer – Jeff Baxter
  • Production coordinators – Marylata Elton and David Richman
  • Engineer – Larold Rebhun
  • Assistant engineers – John Bogosian, David Ferguson and Mark Wilczak
  • Mastering – Elliot Federman
  • Design & redesign – David Richman
  • Photography – Glenn Wexler
  • Art direction – Joel Zimmerman
  • Coordination – Doug Wygal and Jamie Reamer